Tag: bible

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Join a Small Group for Lent

Join us on an exciting 6-week faith journey as we gather in small groups during the season of Lent to explore Henri Nouwen’s book “Here and Now: Living in the Spirit”. This short, easy-to-read book is packed with powerful and practical guidance for all ages and stages. So, come along on this church-wide small group…
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I Love Donuts and Jesus

A few Sundays ago, an usher handed me a piece of paper. On it was printed, from a child’s hand, that wonderful line ‘I love donuts and Jesus.’ I’m sure our Donut Ministry folks are proud! Whoever that child was, I guarantee you that donuts will forever be associated with church and Jesus for her…
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How the Holy Ghost Haunts: A Study on Militarization, Feminism and Faith

Dates:           Tuesdays, July 17 to 31: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (3 sessions) Location:     The Gelateria Del Leone | 3197 S. Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63116 Leaders:       Pastor Winter Hamilton Description:   Using an essay by Amy Barbour, this class will take a look at the genealogy of Jesus found in Matthew 1 and…
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Adult Classes

At Manchester UMC, we offer a variety of classes where you can learn, grow and connect with other people. We divide our adult classes into three types: Core Classes, Special Classes and Disciple Bible Study. Core Classes Core Classes are offered several times throughout the year and are a great way to learn more about…
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Drops Like Stars – A Few Thoughts on Creativity & Suffering – College Age

Dates:           Wednesdays, July 11 to 25: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (3 sessions) Location:     The Wolf Cafe | 15480 Clayton Road, Ballwin, MO Leaders:       Pastor Winter Hamilton Description:   In Drops Like Stars, Pastor Rob Bell explores the complex relationship between suffering and creativity. Rob Bell suggests that art can be found in the agony…
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DISCIPLE BIBLE STUDY: Disciple Two – Wednesday mornings

Day:              Wednesdays, Sept. 5 to Mid-May 2019 Time:             9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Location:      Room 222 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:         Sydney Jumper Description: This morning class is for women only.  This is a 32-week study that offers a deeper examination of Genesis, Exodus, Luke,…
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Small Groups

Youth Small Groups

Bible Breakfast Who: High SchoolersWhere: 6 North Cafe 14438 Clayton Rd Ballwin, MO 63011 ORSt. Louis Bread Company 14560 Manchester Rd Ballwin, MO 63011 Time: 6:40-7:15am (unless otherwise noted) on Wednesdays High school students find this to be a great place for a mid-week check-in and devotion. Locations are specified below. Meeting DatesFebruary 13 at…
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CLASS: Growing In Faith Together (GIFT) Women’s Bible Study

Date:            Wednesdays | April 11 – May 16, 2018 Time:            6:00-7:30 p.m. Location:     Room 311 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:        Carol Schuth Description:   Women are experts when it comes to worry, fear, and doubt. Unsettled times in our world—our neighborhoods—certainly don’t help matters.…
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DISCIPLE BIBLE STUDY: Disciple Two Wed Evenings

Day:              Wednesdays, Sept. 5 to Mid-May 2019 Time:             6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Location:      Room 222 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:         Sydney Jumper Description:  All are welcome.  This is a 32-week study that offers a deeper examination of Genesis, Exodus, Luke, and Acts, emphasizing…
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DISCIPLE BIBLE STUDY: Disciple One Sunday Evenings

Date:             Sundays, Aug. 19 to mid-May 2019 Time:             4 – 6 p.m Location:      Room 222 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:         Jim Warsaw Description: This traditional 34-week study covers the major themes of discipleship from both the Old & New Testaments. By the…
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DISCIPLE BIBLE STUDY: Disciple Three Wednesday Evenings

Day:              Wednesdays, Sept. 12 to mid-May 2019 Time:             6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Location:      Room 106 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:         Bill Cleveland Description:  This is a 32 week study about the major and minor Old Testament prophets, with the exception of Daniel,…
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LEARNING GROUP: Adult Singles

Day:  Sundays Time:  11 a.m. to Noon Location:  Room 309  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:   Ralph Burns Description:  Join this fun and dynamic group uses engaging Bible studies from to grow our faith.  We are currently studying Adam Hamilton’s new inspiring book, Simon Peter: Flawed but Faithful Disciple.  He was not rich or educated, but was familiar with…
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Here and Now Lent 2019

LEARNING GROUP: Harvest Group

Day:   Every Sunday Time:  9 to 10:30 a.m. Location:  Room 223  | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:  Shared by Group Description:  The Harvest Group is studying Painting the Stars, which explores the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality. For Lent – beginning March 10, join us on an exciting journey as we explore Henri Nouwen’s book “Here and Now: Living in the…
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LEARNING GROUP: Christian Fellowship

Dates:    Sundays, Jan. 6 to May:  9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Location:   Room 222 | Manchester UMC Leader:  Mary Beth Harper Description:  Join us as we discuss Rev. Adam Hamilton’s books, Creed: What Christians Believe and Why, which leads readers to confront and examine their own core beliefs and go beyond reciting the Creed’s familiar words.  For Lent,…
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Jesus in the Gospels

Day:              Tuesdays Time:             9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Location:      Room 223 | Manchester United Methodist Church Leader:         Nancy Wilson Description:  This 30-week study that invites believers to look at Jesus in each of the four Gospels and ask the question, ”Who is the…
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Learning Groups

At Manchester UMC, we offer a variety of adult Learning Groups where you can connect with other people as you learn and grow in your faith together. Explore the below list to find a group that fits your interests and schedule. Let us know which group(s) you’d like to give a try and we’ll introduce you to…
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Special Classes

We offer a variety of timely and intriguing special classes throughout the year that appeal to a wide variety of audiences. Below are our current special classes. Special Classes Basics by NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) DivorceCare Fly Tying for Beginners and Experts Gospel of Mark GriefShare Shameless: A Sexual Reformation on Sunday mornings…
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